Thomas Sterio, D.M.D., M.S.

Periodontist in Boston area

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Dr. Sterio was raised in Boxford and attended St. John’s Prep in Danvers. He received his undergraduate education at Colby College (Magna Cum Laude) and completed dental school at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. He obtained his residency training and received his certificate in Periodontics and Dental Implants from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. In addition, he completed a Master’s Degree in Biomedical Sciences and received special training and certification in advanced sedation techniques, including intravenous conscious sedation.

Dr. Sterio is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology (Board Certified) and was the recipient of the American Academy of Periodontology’s Dr. and Mrs. Gerald M. Kramer Scholar Award for Excellence, given to the Nation’s top overall graduating resident.

Dr. Sterio serves on the both the American Academy of Periodontology, Patty and Paul Levi Research Award Selection Committee, and the Robert S. School Research Award Selection Committee.

Dr. Sterio is a guest lecturer for The Harvard University, Tufts University, University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, Department of Periodontics and University of Texas, San Antonio Department of Periodontics. He currently lectures to nationwide audiences on topics such as periodontal disease treatment, bone grafting, periodontal plastic surgery, regenerative growth factors, and dental implants.  He has published in the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry(IJPRD) on the topic of Bone Augmentation Procedures.

Dr. Sterio resides in Marblehead, and when not working, enjoys spending time with his wife Caroline, 9 year-old son Thomas Jr. (TJ), 5 year-old daughter Kate, and the new member of the family, 2 year-old son Colston along with his chocolate Labradors (sisters Sophie and Mylee).

Formal Education:

  • Colby College
  • University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine
  • University of Texas Health Science Center, Certificate in Periodontics
  • Master’s Degree, Biomedical Sciences

Professional Memberships: 

  • American Board of Periodontology
  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • Patty and Paul Levi Research Award Selection Committee
  • Robert S. School Research Award Selection Committee
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